World Equestrian Events

Canadian riders are Gold at the NAJYRC in Kentucky

    July 22, 2012—Congratulations to Canadian Endurance riders Lee Hutten, Emma Webb and Jessica Yavis, who won the team gold medal at the 2012 Adequan FEI North American Junior and Young Riders Championships in the NAJYRC-CH 4*  120 km FEI Championship race held July 20, 2012. In an incredible display of team unity, all three…

Mizzna son, Merzal, wins at La Teste

Press Release July 28, 2012, France ~  Merzal and Shagra de Jos continued the impressive performances of the horses owned by HH  Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan of Abu Dhabi. They did everything right to land the 1,900m Prix Akbar and the 1,900m Prix Mangalied D Albert (PA) respectively at the La Teste Racecourse, France…

Munahis wins Watbha Stud Farm Cup VII in The Netherlands

Press Release  July 23, 2012 – Dundigt~ Munahis, registered   his first win  when the Qatari-bred runner won the seventh race of HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Flat Racing Festival’s Wathba Stud Farm Cup series, being run at the Duindigt racecourse, The Netherlands. In Sunday’s race which was reserved for four-year-old and above…

France declares long lists for Championnat du Monde (WEC) at Euston Park and Championnat d’Europe Jeune

July 22, 2012 ~ Fédération Française d‘Equitation (FFE) has given the long list for the Championnat du Monde senior endurance de Euston Park (GBR) or World Endurance Championship  to be held in Great Britain August 25. Below also is the first selection of riders for  Championnat d’Europe Jeune endurance  (European Young Endurance Rider Championship) which will be held…

The Tersk Stud through History

– Pamela Burton with the help of Joanna Kale and the Tersk Stud photocredit :Alexa Khruscheva       The Beginning Count Sergei Stroganov fulfilled his dream in 1889 of starting an Arabian horse stud in the Caucasus Mountains in southern European Russia. He gathered horses from the Middle East and had 66 Purebred horses by…

Raihan wins Sheikh Zayed Cup at Dundight

    Press Release   July 15, 2012, den Hague ~ Raihan was ridden to an exciting victory by David Bouland to win the HH Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan Cup at the Duindigt racecourse in the Netherlands on Sunday. The Group 3 race was run over a distance of  1900 metres for a prize money…

Endurance Canada announces Team for NAJYRC FEI Championship

July 12 , 2012 — Endurance Canada announces the riders representing Canada at the 2012 Adequan FEI North American Junior and Young Riders Championships. Presented by Gotham North, these Championships will be held July 17-22 at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, KY.  Riders will compete for top honours in the NAJYRC-CH 4* FEI Championship. The…

Belgium narrows selection for World Endurance Championship Team

At the 2011 European Championship, Belgium clinched the bronze medal with riders  Céline Just, Michel Lequarre and Maritza Pereira. The selection process is still ongoing in Belgium. As for now there are 8 horse/riders on the short list, continuing to take part in the clinics organized by Belgian Chef d’Equipe Pierre Arnould, at Mont Le Soie.…

British Short List for 2012 World Endurance Championship ready for final competition

July 12, United Kingdom The shortlisted riders in alphabetical order are: Alice Beet  from Surrey riding Adara Sauveterre Beccy Broughton-Booker from Nottinghamshire riding Tawmarsh Muharram Emma Finnie from Abu Dhabi riding Sha Ali Tricia Hirst from Mid Wales riding Madjin des Pins Rachel Ingvaldson from Somerset riding Nazeeka Nikki Malcolm from Somerset riding Khartoum With…

USA World Endurance Championship Team

   July 12, 2012 Official News ~USA traveling team for the London WEC has been announced as well as alternates. TEAM USA – unranked Top six riders/horses—scheduled to travel John Crandell/Heraldic Becky Hart/No Repeat Valerie Kanavy/Reach for the Gold Nicki Meuten/ Not Tonight Heather Reynolds/Riverwatch Jeremy Reynolds/ A Kutt Above Alternates Ranked 7. Meg Sleeper/Syrocco…

Hungary exits bid to host FEI World Equestrian Games 2018

July 10, 2012 ~Hungary, one of five original countries confirmed as official candidates to stage the FEI World Equestrian Games™ in 2018, has withdrawn from the bidding process. The Hungarian capital Budapest had been named as one of the five 2018 bid cities earlier this month, but in a letter to FEI Secretary General Ingmar…

HH Sheikh Mansoor Festival brings two races to Stockholm

Press release: STOCKHOLM: The HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Flat Racing Festivals’ Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan (Listed) Cup and Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak Ladies Championship (IFAHR) race will take place at the Taby race course in the Swedish capital on Tuesday. Details of the races were announced at a…

Sectional Timing for the Group 1 Newmarket UAE Derby

Press Release July 1, 2012, Newmarket ~Owners and trainers of runners in Friday’s Arabian Derby, The President of the UAE Cup, will be able to review Sectional Timing and Tracking data (STATS) for the first time for a major event in the Arabian racing calendar. The Group 1 race for Pure Bred Arabians forms part…

By Golly Its Hot brings heat to California race

July 5, 2012 – California ~ Congratulations to Susan Willis, owner of By Golly Its Hot, winner of the July 4 Alameda County Fair Arabian Allowance, Six F,  and runner-up, Burning Speed MKP, owned by Jim Schleimer and John Gish. Susan Willis:  “I have been following By Golly Its Hot since he started his racing career.  I…

June 30 Wolverhampton Results

June 30, UK ~Congratulations to all winners on Saturday, but particularly Martin Smith who achieved a treble on the day for owners Paul Beard with Billoube & Sert and Al Shahania Stud with Harran in the last. Joseph Cox also had his first winner aboard Franchesa’s Gold for David Lomas and we saw Annie Moyles…

AL Shahania Stud Sponsors Conditions Race at Newbury

Prize Fund: £20,000, Entries close at 12noon (GMT) on Wednesday 4 July Al Shahania Stud has once again shown support for Arabian Racing in Europe with their kind and generous sponsorship of a new international conditions race to be held at Newbury Racecourse on Saturday 14 July. This 10 furlong contest has been put on at Newbury to…

Five in bidding for 2018 FEI World Equestrian Games

June 2012, Lausanne ~ The FEI has announced that five countries are confirmed as bidders to stage the FEI World Equestrian Games™ in 2018. The five bid cities that have now taken on Official Candidate status are Rabat (MAR); Bromont (CAN); Budapest (HUN); Vienna (AUT) and Wellington (USA). The five Candidate cities all met the…

Mu’azzaz battles to win Newbury Hawthorne Hill Stakes

The Arabian Horse Organization Hawthorne Hill International Stakes Purebred Group 2 Race Newbury June 26, 2012 Time: 02:22:48, ten furlongs, turf, fillies and mares 5 lbs. Coming into the home stretch Tidarbret, clear by half a length, felt the challenge from Silvestre de Sousa on Mu’azzaz, with Aziz threatening. In the final quarter mile  the…